Concilio Communications is an intelligence-led public affairs consultancy specialising in advice for clients in the property sector. We have recently won some very exciting new projects and are looking to hire an Account Manager/Senior Account Manager depending on experience, to join our energetic and growing team of specialists. Our team of dedicated and passionate engagement professionals offer a breadth of experience and knowledge from across the worlds of politics, media, and community activism and we are looking for someone to hit the ground running and strengthen our team.
We are looking for a talented individual with a background in public affairs, politics, communications and / or public consultation. The suitable candidate will ideally have experience working within the development and property sectors, preferably working with a network of political contacts.
You will be willing and able to develop strong working relationships with clients, run projects and accounts independently with strategic oversight and organise meaningful engagement events on the projects we currently have. The ability to generate new business and contribute to our business development strategy would be beneficial, although experience in this is not essential.
You will be a highly motivated, commercially focussed, enthusiastic self-starter with a passion for operating across the public affairs, stakeholder engagement and community consultation sectors. You are outgoing and adaptable and able to build rapport quickly both internally and externally.
Responsibilities and Duties
Your responsibilities include the running of projects or programmes within accounts on time and to high standards, whilst also managing account executives to complete work efficiently and within budget.
Establish and nurture strong working relationship with clients and stakeholders and develop and maintain an understanding of clients’ commercial objectives
Oversight of newsletter production with a close attention to detail
Help clients achieve their objectives through strategic communications advice and the development of effective strategic programmes
Manage and deliver projects in collaboration with colleagues – ensuring projects run smoothly, on time and to budget
Facilitate engagement meetings and participate in events while developing targeted engagement strategies to support the key objectives of the projects
Organise and attend networking events and pitch meetings.
Can work independently, taking ownership of projects and allocating tasks
Project management skills and the ability to work across several projects at the same time
Ideally, experience of working in a consultancy environment although that does not have to be communications related
Clear understanding of the local planning sector
A strong understanding of local government works
A strong understanding of how stakeholder and community engagement works, including the role that political stakeholders play in determining key investment and planning related decisions
Excellent writing and good presentation skills
An ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively with colleagues and clients
What we can offer you
Structured career development and progression
The opportunity to work on high profile developments in a growing company
Competitive Salary (depending on experience)
Salary: £30,000 - £39,000 pa
Closing date: 5th June 2023
Full time position
To apply please send your CV and cover letter to Xenia Selefkou at email@example.com
Concilio is a communications agency that specialises in political and stakeholder engagement to support a range of property sector clients. Our growing team works on a number of major projects across London and the Eastern Region, offering our clients political insight and innovative engagement strategies to bring people together and make better places.
Our clients include Local Authorities, Housing Associations, House Builders and a number of commercial focussed businesses.
Our team of diverse and talented professionals offer a breadth of experience and knowledge from across the worlds of politics, media, and community activism.